The Grave of Captain Danny

As part of Remembrance Day, Cemetery Club looks into a forgotten hero whose grave in Stoke Newington has been forgotten…until now. Watch the clip below… Overseen by Field Marshal George Milne, 1st Baron Milne,  the founder of a plucky band of soldiers was commemorated by his comrades.  The Old Contemptibles is a name I’ve found […]

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Shuffle Festival 2016

by Sheldon Death usually depresses the hell out of people and 2016 seems to be doing a good enough job of that already – from the loss of icon after icon and Brexit; this year is one to be remembered. But there are still plenty of things to be chipper about – such as the return […]

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Propaganda Posters of WW1

Please click on all the links as you read through this post – there are hundreds more World War 1 propaganda posters to look at.  When Britain went to war in 1914, it only had a small, professional army. There was no policy of national service in place as there was in countries like France […]

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The Uncomfortable Hero

By Sheldon Thousands of mourners crammed themselves into the Colonnades to witness the gun-carriage that bore the remains of a national hero. He was one of the many men who’s lives had been cut tragically short by a new kind of War. Remarkably, as he was laid to rest, film cameras immortalised the moment at […]

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